Lora Maslenitsyna

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Graduate School Student

Research Interests:

poetics of nonfiction film, historical identity and memory, twentieth and twenty-first century Russian and Eastern European literature and film, found footage, the historical novel, memoir, essay and essay film


M.A. Comparative Literature, University College London (2019)

B.A. Liberal Arts, Concentration in Humanities, Soka University of America (2018)

Conference Presentations:

“‘Mysterious Barren Lands: The Panoramic Legacy of Arctic Documentary Films,” International Panorama Council Conference, Iowa City, IA (2023)

Fellowships and Awards:

Communications and Content Strategy Fellow at The Yale Review, Spring 2023


National Subjectivity and the Commitment to Queer Visibility: Audible Discourses in Children 404.” The New Russian Documentary: Reclaiming Reality in the Age of Authoritarianism, edited by Anastasia Kostina and Masha Shpolberg, Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming 2023.

Review of Ivans Land, directed by Andrii Lysetskyi. KinoKultura, July 2023. http://www.kinokultura.com/2023/81UA_ivans-land.shtml.